CLASH ON THE CATAWBA by Manly Wade Wellman

CLASH ON THE CATAWBA

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The adventures of Zack Harper are continued in this further sequel to Rifles at Romsons Mill and Battle for King's Mountain and for some reason there is this time a sense of repetition. Once again Zack serves as a scout, attached this time to Dan Morgan's troops; again he is captured and escapes a British prison; again the information he carries makes possible success for a ragtag bobtail army and defeat for the well-ordered British troops. Again the scene hovers around t he Carolinas and a campaign in which Tory and Rebels can scarcely differentiate one from the other, even within a single household. The recreation of the leading figures is excellent; the story line enlivens the sense of history. One could wish the minor characters were not so two-dimensional and the dialogue so artificia

Pub Date: Aug. 1st, 1962
Publisher: Ives Washburn